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    Craig Futterman

    Clinical Professor of Law, University of Chicago Law School

    Craig B. Futterman is a Clinical Professor of Law at the University of Chicago Law School. He founded and has served as the director of the Civil Rights and Police Accountability Project of the Mandel Legal Aid Clinic since 2000. In 2015, he was instrumental in the Chicago Police Department release of the dash cam video from the shooting death of Laquan McDonald.

    Before his appointment to the Law Faculty, Professor Futterman was a lecturer in law and director of public interest programs at Stanford Law School. He previously joined Futterman & Howard, Chtd., a boutique law firm concentrating in complex federal litigation. There, he specialized in civil rights and constitutional matters, with a special focus on racial discrimination, education and police brutality. Before that, he served as a trial attorney in the Juvenile Division of the Cook County Public Defender’s Office.

    Mr. Futterman received his J.D. from Stanford Law School and graduated with the highest distinction from Northwestern University with a Bachelor of Arts in sociology and economics.

    Past Events

    Tuesday, Oct 18 2016

    4 PM

    Recent events have made the state of our country’s police force a national discussion. Now that cell phones double as a video cameras, incidents of... read more
    1 hour | Conversation | Edlis Neeson Theater at the Museum of Contemporary Art

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